NGT not a case of extra delegation of powers: SC:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: The Supreme Court recently upheld various provisions of the National Green Tribunal Act.   What’s the issue? Madhya Pradesh High Court Advocates Bar Association had challenged certain provisions of the National Green Tribunal Act.   What has the Supreme Court ruled? On Section 3 of …

Critically analyse the performance of National Green Tribunal (NGT) in upholding its mandate. Do you think the endowment of Suo-motu powers to NGT is a step in right direction?

Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. 4. Critically analyse the performance of National Green Tribunal (NGT) in upholding its mandate. Do you think the endowment of Suo-motu powers to NGT is a step in right direction? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Supreme Court has declared the National …

NGT seeks action plan on elephant corridors

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. NGT seeks action plan on elephant corridors: What has the NGT said? Directed the Odisha government to prepare an action plan within three months on 14 identified elephant corridors for providing stress-free migration to jumbos from one habitation to another in the State. What’s the issue? NGT had directed authorities …

Supreme Court gives ministry a deadline for appointment of expert members to NGT

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Supreme Court gives ministry a deadline for appointment of expert members to NGT: Context: The Supreme Court has directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) to hasten the process of pending appointments to vacancies in the National Green Tribunal (NGT). It has given four …

Insights into Editorial: The hues in the green tribunal’s resilient journey

  Context: Over 10 years, the NGT has made a difference to environmental protection, helped by a new tribe of legal practitioners October 18 was a significant day, as it marked the 10th anniversary of the National Green Tribunal, or NGT. Few ministries can boast of as varied, diverse, and challenging a mandate as the …